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to retire, and pat collins has a send-off like no other. >>> and we're still tracking isaac, so what is next for this slow-moving president clinton: this election to me is about which... candidate is more likely to return us to full employment. this is a clear choice. the republican plan is to cut more taxes on upper-income... people and go back to deregulation. that's what got us in trouble in the first place. president obama has a plan to rebuild america from... the ground up, investing in innovation, education... and job training. it only works if there is a strong middle class. that's what happened when i was president. we need to keep going with his plan. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> the cause of a deadly tanker crash is still a mystery tonight. it overturned on the parkway from i-95. the truck was carrying 9,000 gallons of fuel. the driver was from west virginia. he was killed. roads in that area have since reopened. >>> there are reports tonight of an ugly incident in tampa at the republican national convention there's still many questions, but
in my living room? >> pat collins will have more on what may have caused this accident coming up in the second half hour of news 4 at 6:00. >>> might be showers tonight. doug, how close? >> they're real close to the metro area. along i-95. if you're thinking about taking a trip up i-95, to the south towards richmond, you're going to run into some rain over the next hour or so. 79 degrees the current number. wind out of the south right now at 12 miles per hour much here's where the rain is. you can see that line. it is a line making its way right across maryland in through portions of northern virginia. some of the heaviest rain in through portions of prince william county to the west of woodridge and quantico. still 20 minutes west of the i-90 corridor. up to the north, montgomery county seeing showers and even a few thunderstorms right around damascus right now. all that moving to the east. i'll show you when it comes through the metro area coming up in a bit. >> thanks, doug. >>> skeletal remains were found in a grassy area along 395 in alexandria. a construction crew found it.
was targeted. coming up on "news4 at 5," pat collins will have a live update with reaction from students and parents. >>> today marks the first day back to school for thousands of students across our area. in maryland classes got under way. in carroll, charles, frederick, howard and montgomery counties. louden county, virginia been and the district started a new school year. news4's megan mcgrath takes a look at some of the improvements in the class and out. >> reporter: for some it's the first day at a new school. >> i'm a little scared, because other kids are in bigger grades and i'm still in the fourth grade. >> reporter: for others it's a return for familiar faces and friends and on to new challenges. i'm ready to go back to fifth grade. >> reporter: why? >> because fifth grade is fun, and you learn new things in fifth than in fourth grate. >> reporter: are you looking forward to seeing your frepds? >> um-hmm. yeah, a lot. >> reporter: this marks the official end of summer vacation as students headed back to school. the return to class meant major improvements including bruce monroe.
in her own bedroom. talks to news4's pat collins. >> and what about moving four freshmen into the same school. immediate the quad group lets. >>> and let's go live to bethesda, some olympic athletes bethesda, some olympic athletes been being recognized as but somewhere along the way, something went horribly wrong. george allen voted for trillions in debt while voting to raise his pay four times, then voted to keep special tax breaks for oil and gas companies and took over a half-million from them. worse, allen went to work for them. >>> now back to our top story. the empire state building open again after a shooting by an employee that had been laid off. jeffrey johnson shot and killed a former co-worker, then the gunman was killed by police during a gunfight. fired by those officers according to police and within with witnesses. >> temperatures are comfortable right now. gaithersburg is 81, martins burg, and 84, 82, but there are a handful of showers. they're up to the north, north-central maryland. and right along route 11, and just off to our south, in the western suburbs on 66, a b
this morning, and that, that cost her her life. i'm pat collins pt the story coming up. news 4. >>> sobering numbers about how many teenagers are using drugs an alcohol while they are at school. >> and it's called dog shaming. it's a sort of internet obedience school. obedience school. the new website poking fun at whee wheeeeeeeeeeeee! wheeeeeeeeeeee! whee whee wheeeeeeeeeeee-he- he-heeeeee! whee whee wheeeeeeeeeeee! pure adrenaline. sfx: snorting sound. whee whee wheeeeeeeeeeee! everything you love about geico, now mobile. download the geico app today. but what choices will women be left with? just like mitt romney, paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. in congress, ryan voted to ban all federal funding for planned parenthood and allow employers to deny women access to cancer screenings and birth control. and both romney and ryan backed proposals to outlaw abortion even in cases of rape and incest. for women... for president... the choice is ours. i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. >>> as teenagers head back to school, you may be surprised at how many are carryi
to harvard. her mother spoke to news4's pat collins about her loss. >> i'm so hurt that -- my heart -- it's like it's ripped out of my chest. she's my baby, and -- >> reporter: irma gaither speaking out for the first time since her daughter amber stanley was murdered inside their kettering home. can you think of any reason why anyone would want to kill amber? >> none. none. the people that knew her, you know, she was a nice girl. she was a nice person. she was a lovable person. >> reporter: 17-year-old amber, a high school senior. she had a promising future. she was an accomplished model, an honors student. she wanted to go to harvard. she talked of becoming a doctor. all those dreams destroyed violently wednesday night when a masked gunman kicked down the door of her home, went to amber's bedroom and then opened fire. if i could sit there and look into the lens of that camera and you could talk to the person responsible for amber's death, what would you say? >> i would ask them why would you want to kill her? to brutally kill her that way? why would you want to her her at all? for what?
on wednesday night. she was in bed. pat collins has our report. >> i'm so hurt in my heart. she was my baby. >> reporter: irma gaither speaking out for the first time since her daughter was murdered inside their home. >> reporter: can you think of any reason why anyone would want to kill amber. irges none. none. the people that knew her. she was a nice girl. she was a nice person. she was a loveable person. >> 17-year-old amber, a high school senior, she had a promising future. she was an accomplished model an honestors student. she talked about becoming a doctor. all those dreams destroyed violently wednesday night when a masked gunman kicked down the door of her home, went to amber's bedroom and then opened fire. if you could sit there now and look into the lens of that camera and talk to the person responsible for amber's death, what would you say? >> why would you want to hurt her at all? for what reason? it doesn't make any sense. >> reporter: in prince george's county, i'm pat collins, news4. >>> right now the impair state building is open against after a shooting there by a store emp
? >>> plus, new details tonight about a brutal attack near the eastern market. eastern market. pat collins joins us live, next. i'm barack obama and i approve this message now mitt romney's attacking the pat cpresident on medicare?next. the nonpartisan a-a-r-p says obamacare "cracks down on medicare fraud, waste, and abuse and strengthens guaranteed benefits." and the ryan plan? a-a-r-p says it would undermine medicare and could lead to higher costs for seniors... and experts say ryan's voucher plan could raise future retirees costs more than six thousand dollars. get the facts. anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote for... question seven this november. vote for question seven. and help build a better future for maryland. >>> d.c. police
. pat collins has details. pat? >> jim, the charge in this case -- misuse of a telephone. it's a misdemeanor. the prosecutor said she wanted to do more, but the way the laws are written in maryland, that's the best they could do neil prescott, who described himself as the joker, and called his office and said he was going to load his guns and blow everybody else. he had more than 20 guns and 40 boxes of ammunition in his croften apartment. he met police at the door with a t-shirt that said guns don't kill people, i do. that neil prescott charged with misuse of of a telephone. charged that way, because maryland doesn't have a felony threat law. state attorney angela brooks said she wanted to do more. >> i absolutely believe these charges are insufficient to cover a threat like the threat mr. prescott made. >> reporter: it was last week that neil prescott, who they say was in the process of getting fired, said he was the joker and threatened to blow everybody up. that came on the heels of the mass shooting in colorado, where a man with hair colored like the joker killed 12 peop
was seriously hurt. pat collins is live at the scene. he spoke with the people who were there when the bus came plowing in this morning. pat. >> reporter: jim, imagine you're standing in front of your house, along comes a runaway bus. there you are helpless as that bus into your home. >> i say is this guy not going to stop? i went -- right in front of me, boom. >> all of a sudden without warning, a big out of control montgomery county ri-on bus goes barreling into the home on avanel road with such force, with such force a that's left in the living room, a lamp and a tv. >> now when this happened, this man was in this toyota car here. he saw the bus cut right in front of him, over the lawn, into the driveway, into his cab and then into his house. >> you saw the whole thing? >> i saw it. >> very scary. >> i'm lucky. >> everyone. >> i'm very, very lucky. >> two of his sons were inside the house when it happened. uninjured, but boy were they rattled. >> i thought it was an earthquake at first. when i seen the bus, i was astounded. i didn't think this could happen. >> when you saw the bus in your ho
in ft. washington. pat collins spoke with the possible victim's family tonight. >> what do you think happened here? >> i think it's foul play. >> reporter: this is security camera video of phillips when she was last seen. it was monday morning. she was dropping off her 2-year-old daughter at a day care center in northeast. she never picked up her daughter that day. and she's not been heard from since. her mother wants some answers. worried for her? >> just want her to come home. just bring her home. >> reporter: phillips is 23 years old. she lives in the benning park apartments in southeast. she was supposed to start a hotel job this week, but she never showed up for that. her parents say she was devoted to her baby girl deniya, she was never late to pick her up, and when she didn't show monday, everybody got worried. >> if you could make a plea to someone who knows something about this -- >> i'd give them whatever they asked for, just bring my daughter home. you can have whatever. >> reporter: investigators looking into the possibility that a body found in prince georges county migh
pat collins on campus with the dramatic story of how the suspect was stopped. gunfire at perry hall high on this the first day of school, in the cafeteria, a 15-year-old shoots and critically wounds a 17-year-old. both the gunman and the virm are students. in come the cops. out go the students. escorted a safe distance away from the school, where many parents were waiting. there were a lot of hugs, a lot of tears. a lot of worry. >> she's brand new in the school, a ninth grader. this is her first experience with high school, she heard shots and -- >> i saw somebody -- and i don't know what it was. first we heard it, and then i grabbed my stuff and ran out. >> mr. arnold came over and said code red. he was not joking. it was serio. we were all scared. they made us go in the corner and crouch down. we had to sit there for probably close to an hour. >> reporter: they say the 15-year-old used a shotgun, as he fired off the first round. the recoil from the gun caused him to fall off-balance. a guidance counselor took advantage of that, and managed to pin him near some vending machines. b
that. all new foodies, you can catch it on comcast 208, fios 460. pat collins gets really messy at this restaurant. it's all over him. >>> imagine driving to work with all of a sudden a small plane lands near you. >> that's what happened to commuters in tampa today. a single-engine plane made an emergency landing. >> none of the people were hurt. the plane damaged a wing during the landing. hazmat crews cleaned up 60 gallons of fuel that was spilled. >>> still to come on "news4 at 4," officials say a day doesn't go by without a driver risking live to get through an intersection. he's made his choice. but what choices will women be left with? just like mitt romney, paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. in congress, ryan voted to ban all federal funding for planned parenthood and allow employers to deny women access to cancer screenings and birth control. and both romney and ryan backed proposals to outlaw abortion even in cases of rape and incest. for women... for president... the choice is ours. i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. >>> i'm news4 meteoro
on 19th street in anacostia last night. pat collins has the latest on the little girl's condition. pat? >> reporter: wendy, we have a 3-year-old girl shot in the foot. her stepfather shot in the leg. he's a victim, but he says police treated him like a suspect. >> we were just standing and talking, and then i looked up and things didn't look right, basically. and then we were fired upon. >> reporter: this is a 26-year-old man shot in the leg last night in front of his home on 19th street southeast. also shot and injured is 3-year-old stepdaughter. she was hit in the foot. >> i don't really like where i've been, and i didn't like that my stepdaughter got hit. >> reporter: ironically, this happened beneath a sign that says "this is our community and we care." it was about 8:15 at night. two guys wearing hoodies walk into the intersection, no words said. guns drawn, shots fired. tequila green, she lives up the street. she heard it. how many gunshots? >> about 10 or 12? >> reporter: one right after another? >> uh-huh. >> reporter: the wounding of the 3-year-old little girl has people in th
.c. pat collins is live in southeast with surveillance video showing the last time the woman was seen before she disappeared. pat? >> reporter: jim, where is chavonne phillips? monday she dropped her daughter off at day care and then vanished. is this related to a discovery in prince georges county? we begin our story with her mother. >> what do you think happened here? >> i think it's foul play. >> this is security camera video of phillips when she was last seen. it was monday morning, she was dropping off her 2-year-old daughter at a day care center in northeast. she never picked up her daughter that day. and she's not been heard from since. her mother wants some answers. >> are you worried for her? >> just want her to come home. just bring her home. >> reporter: she is 23 years old. she lives in the benning park apartments in southeast. she was supposed to start a hotel job this week. but she never showed up for that. her parents say she was devoted to her baby girl denia. she was never to late to pick her up. and when she didn't show monday, everybody got worried. >> if you could
was stabbed outside her apartment revealed to news 4 who they say killed her. >> pat collins reports the family says that 29-year-old woman was killed trying to keep her mother safe. >> reporter: she was very protective of you, was she? >> very. >> reporter: she didn't want anybody to take advantage of you? >> right. >> reporter: and essentially she gave her life to protect you? >> yes, she did. >> reporter: with family, with friends, michelle mitchell back at the place where it happened. back at the apartment where her daughter was killed trying to keep her mother safe. the victim, antoinette mitchell, she was 29 years old. she lived in an upstairs apartment on 13th street southeast with her mom. they say around midnight the mom's ex-boyfriend comes over to the apartment and refuses to leave. around 4:00 a.m., antoinette tells the man, get out or i'm calling the cops. as she starts to dial 911, the man walks out of the apartment, downstairs and out the front door. antoinette follows him down to make sure he's gone and to make sure that door is locked. that's when it got violent. >>
law. live in upper marlboro, pat collins, news4. >>> thanks, pat. >>> police are trying to figure out who made a pipe bomb that exploded in blacksburg, virginia. it appeared early this morning just a few blocks from the virginia tech university camp tuesday. investigators say the bomb exploded in a residential neighborhood and did a lot of damage to an suv there. police in blacksburg and bureau of alcohol, tobacco and fire articles are investigating. people who live in that neighborhood are still a bit shaken up. >> well, it's very scary, and this is just simply an incident we don't need. >> investigators say it doesn't appear to be connected to virginia tech in any way. >>> the family of a maryland woman who disappeared in aruba will hold a service in her memory tonight. giordano spent several months in a prison in aruba in connection with gardner's disappearance, but a judge released him for lack of evidence. gardner's body has never been found. >>> fire units rushed to the scene and rescued people who were trap. there were no reports of injuries. the monsoon season runs june 13th t
.c. police want to hear from you. live on capitol hill, i'm pat collins, new 4z. >> thanks, pat. >>> we switch gears now in a big way because there's some big news out of redskins park. one of the most popular players on the skins has been cut from the team. we're talking about chris cooley. >> he was one of the good guys. stayed outf trouble, great player, represented the city well. >> he's been one of the most significant contributors if you look in terms of over time the news certainly comes as a shock to me. >> i thought it would be a big mistake if they cut chris cooley and now that they cut him, i say, yeah, go get him dallas. >> dan hellie in the newsroom now. we don't really want him to go to dallas, do we? >> let's hope he doesn't geto the cowboys. that wouldn't be good news. not only more popular selling more jerseys over the last eight years but produced at a high level when he's been healthy. this season, however, he did not fit into the redskins' plan as a starter. he was making a starter salary. cooley a two-time probowler and holds the all-time reception record with 428.
and then assembled it inside. live in baltimore county, i'm pat collins, news4. >>> now to our other big story tonight, all eyes are on tropical storm isaac and where it will make landfall s veronica johnson is tracking the storm. >> all day long, even yesterday have been hammering florida. you can see it right there. it's winds are a at 75 miles per hour, and the latest information takes it aschori somewhere near new orleans. as possibly a category 2 storm with winds of 96 to 110 miles an hour. that's how strong the system could be, a category 2 hurricane. you can see the raider right there down toward ft. lauderdale, coming very close to new orleans. >> thanks, veronica. >>> just about an hour ago, volunteer from the red cross in fair packs packed up and shipped out to the gulf coast to lend support. news4's keith russell is following the develops from the newsroom. keith? >> we just found out 78% of the oil production in the gulf of mexico has been stopped. it will resume after the storm passes. meantime, good news regarding flights. some news not so good. let's take a look. united has said
she was asleep. stanley was an honors student who was hoping to become a doctor one day. news 4's pat collins spoke to amber's mother about her loss. >> i'm so hurt, and my heart is like it's ripped out of my chest. she was my baby. >> reporter: irma gaither speaking out for the first time sips h since her daughter amber stanley was murdered for the first time inside their kettering home. can you think of any reason why anyone would want to kill amber? >> none, none. the people that knew her, she was a nice girl. she was a nice person. she was a lovable person. >> reporter: 17-year-old amber, a high school senior. she had a promising future. she was an accomplished model, an honored student. she wanted to go to harvard. she talked of becoming a doctor. all those dreams destroyed violently wednesday night when a masked gunman kicked down the door of her home, went to amber's bedroom, and then opened fire. irma, if you could sit there now and you could look into the lens of that camera and you could talk to the person responsible for amber's death, what would you say? >> i would ask him
? there is more to be known here. live in accountering, i'm pat collins, news4. >>> a developing story tonight. a serious boat crash in maryland state delegate don dwyer operated one of the boats involved in this collision near pasadena last night. police say they took a blood sample from him, because there was a suspicion that alcohol was involved in the accident. dwyer is expected to make a statement any minute now. we'll bring it to you as soon as it comes into news4. dwyer, two other adults and four children were injured, but they are all expected to be okay. dwyer was in one boat with another adult, the second boat was towing two children on a raft. witnesses rushed to pull everyone from the water after the accident. >>> tonight we have learned just how two 19-year-olds died during that train derailment. eliz belt gnash and rose maier suffocated when a train dumped a lot of coal on top of them. they were not hit by the train when it derailed on tuesday. investigators are still trying to figure out why the train did derail. funerals for the women are set for tomorrow and saturday. >>> toni
stanley, an honors student, with dreams of becoming a doctor. that dream came to a violent end. pat collins has the latest. >> reporter: jim, they say it was a masked gunman who kicked down the door of the house, walked into amber stanley's room and then opened fire. tonight police are hoping this flyer, and a $25,000 reward will lead them to the killer. it's a full-court press. detectives out tonight going door to door, handing out flyers trying to collect more information, trying to identify a suspect. 17-year-old amber stanley had high grades. she had high hopes. that all came to a violent end last night, as she was gunned down in her sleep in the bedroom of her home here in kettering. >> apparently a suspect kicked the door in into the home, and fatally shot the 17-year-old female. >> reporter: police say there were other people any house at the time of the shooting. no one else was injured. neighbors s am berg's older a foster child lived there. they say amber's mother wasn't home at the time. shirley robinson lives next door. >> just last night to see the stress, to see the mo
of a lot of unnecessary subsidies and helps with the disaster relief. broad bipartisan. pat roberts, debbie stabenow. on the other one, joe lieberman, susan collins. still managed to get things done and the tea party blocks them in the house. there's seven or eight tea party guys constantly saying stop, stop, stop. trying to use the senate procedure to just prevent us from doing things. >> the other senate, mike, you were talking in the break about harry reid. your good friend, harry reid. off the reservation. misusing a podium? >> no. please every day mitt romney has to talk about tax returns is a bad day for him and a good day for the democrats. you know, they're trying to focus this on harry reid. there's an 800-pound elephant in the room. it's called unreleased taxes. guess what? few things we know about mitt romney's taxes, cayman islands, swiss bank accounts, raised more questions than they answer. he should rip off the band-aid now. he should have done it two years ago. no one could understand why. >> what if we see for seven years this guy has not paid taxes? >> the reality, they fo
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